The trailer for Disney’s Christopher Robin has arrived and, according to Stylist, it’s “emotionally nostalgic” (and hopefully better written than that headline).

Book Riot has a list of Jane Austen gifts for the most ardent fan.

Red has a list of 10 feminist dystopian novels we should read immediately. (10 seems a lot to get to immediately, though — anyone else feeling under a little pressure?)

A man has been arrested on suspicion of arson after a fire ripped through a Waterstones Southampton store yesterday.

The Guardian reflects on a recent piece in The Sun “confecting outrage that oversensitive millenials feel Mary Shelley’s monster was misunderstood“. And in a parody piece, the paper asks, what else are snowflake students getting wrong about classic literature?

The Guardian rounds up top 10 parallel narratives.

Starting in 1838 and continuing on and off until 1860, Charles Darwin jotted down in his notebooks the books he planned to read. The Independent reports.


The Penderyn Music Book Prize shortlist has been announced.

Eight authors, including British non-fiction writers Sarah Bakewell and Olivia Laing, and Manchester-based Ugandan novelist Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, have each been recognised with the Windham-Campbell Prize to support their writing. The Prize is a significant sum of money, designed to free up its recipients to write.